Friday, July 13, 2007

School Lunches Need to Go Green

"PRACTICAL food education and sourcing local and organic food could help reverse the decline in school meal take-up, the NFU and Soil Association have said this week.

It comes after the Local Authorities Catering Association reported a 20 per cent decrease in the number of children eating meals at school.

Just four in 10 secondary school children now eat a school-cooked meal – believed to be the lowest level since school meals were introduced in the 1940s."

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